family Pleuronectidae


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Noun1.family Pleuronectidae - righteye flounders
fish family - any of various families of fish
Heterosomata, order Heterosomata, order Pleuronectiformes - flatfishes: halibut; sole; flounder; plaice; turbot; tonguefishes
righteye flounder, righteyed flounder - flounders with both eyes on the right side of the head
genus Pleuronectes, Pleuronectes - type genus of the Pleuronectidae
genus Platichthys, Platichthys - a genus of Pleuronectidae
genus Limanda, Limanda - a genus of Pleuronectidae; righteye flounders having a humped nose and small scales; the underside is often brightly colored
genus Pseudopleuronectes, Pseudopleuronectes - a genus of Pleuronectidae
genus Microstomus, Microstomus - a genus of Pleuronectidae
genus Hippoglossoides, Hippoglossoides - a genus of Pleuronectidae
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The ossicles were taken from 20 specimens each of Pleuronectes platessa Linnaeus and Platichthys flesus trachurus (Linnaeus) of the family Pleuronectidae, subfamily Pleuronectinae, and Scophthalmus maximus (Linnaeus) of the family Scophthalmidae.
He said: Halibut (hippoglossus hippoglossus) is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae.
Some right-eyed flounders are in the family Pleuronectidae.
Microspectrophotometry studies of other members of the family Pleuronectidae (Platichthys flesus [flounder] and Pseudopleuronectes americanus [winter flounder]) show that the peak absorbance of the photopigment in rod cells is [approximately equal to] 510 nm, that in single cones is [approximately equal to] 450 nm, and that in double cones is [approximately equal to] 530 or 550 nm (Evans et al.